Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm EST
, new york. 39 in chicago. there's your cold air. it's going to come in, and tomorrow is going to be a cool day for us. and as far as the weather pattern goes, there's the jet stream. we'll see a little bit more of a dip in it for tomorrow. and then it's going to climb a little bit as we get into the weekend. but it's really the winds and stalled-out weather system that's going to give us a so-so weekend coming up. for tomorrow morning, 35 to 34 degrees. so coats back on after this chilly evening for us. you can see high pressure, sunshine, feeling every bit like december tomorrow. there's a front. a few light showers coming through our area. perhaps friday. but only a 20% chance. not even enough to put in the forecast. wet weather comes into the area saturday. and i think even saturday earlier, around 5:00 or 6:00 a.m. 36 to 44 degrees. we're chilly this evening with sun setting at 4:46. tomorrow, subfreezing temperatures everywhere under a clear sky. cold. but at least the winds are going to be calm. the high tomorrow only 43 to 48 degrees. as we look at the four-day forecast
Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm EST
but he terrifies me. >> reporter: according to the child mind institute in new york less than half of the 15 million children and teens with a psychiatric disorder get any kind of professional help. to that point, there was no official mental health diagnosis for adam lanza. there is no known record of psychiatric care for him. most are not prone to violence. but once stumbling block to care is stigma. >> in the united states, we treat diseases from the neck up differently than we do the rest of the body. >> reporter: then there's lack of access to qualified child psychiatric care. something most schools are not equipped to handle. >> many parents who are struggling with children who have very severe behavioral or emotional symptoms go to emergency rooms. emergency rooms are a band-aid. >> reporter: child psychiatrists say insurance reimbursement rates are low. >> there are many psychiatrists in private practice who want to see more patients but who are unable to because of the reimbursement system. >> reporter: this combination of issues led to a collective wringing of his hands.
Dec 31, 2012 4:00pm EST
are still working to find out what caused the crash. we have a news4 crew on the way. we'll have a live report at 5:00. jim, pat, back to you. >> thanks, keith. >>> new year's preparations under way in new york city. right now a live look at times square, where crews are getting geared up for the midnight ball to drop. back here at home, there's already some celebrating going on. news4's tony tull has a look at what's happening at first night in old town alexandria. >> reporter: it was a quiet more here in old town alexandria, but the sign in this bookstore displays a subtle clue. over 100 performances at over 21 local spots, including live music and xhirn's activities, and for the finale, the return of fireworks, a surefire good time for folks celebrating the new year. >> going to a little party, but the redskins made my new year last night. >> reporter: our not. >> i have no being plans. >> reporter: anything you can think of will be most likely represented here, like here at hotel monaco. they'll be throw a '20s theme party, and you may want to come dressed up. >> 15% off, come dress
Dec 17, 2012 4:00pm EST
. lauren michaels had to make it, and i think it was great. on you producer in new york, who has been with us since the beginning of time, chris bahey, her daughter is in the front row, kayla, and she's one of those choir members. so we had them this morning with us, and you'll hear from them tonight as we chat with some of those kids. just really appropriate, and, you know, the response beyond that in hollywood, there's been a few premieres canceled that were supposed to take place. "parental guidance" and "jack reacher" and "django unchained" is now a small premiere inside. they're muted responses, and i think appropriately so. >> yes, we great with you, billy. what you have to coming up tonight on "access". >> we'll get into the latest that's going on. we do touch upon sandy hook in the form of, you know, maybe a response, and how it's being handled in television. most importantly the heroes of sandy hook. you think of vicki soto, and the different teachers, and dawn hochsprung, who jumped into action. they're charged to keep the health and safety of these children, and you know, t
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
. it stems from an encounter in a new york hotel suite in 2011 in which a maid alleged he assaulted her. prosecutors dropped the criminal case against them, saying the woman had credibility issues. strauss-kahn is also facing charges related to a prostitution ring at a luxury hotel in france. keith russell, news4. >>> accomplice cal experts say this could be the critical week in efforts to prevent the so-called fiscal cliff. danielle lee is on capitol hill, where lawmakers appear to be edging closer to an agreement. >> it's crunch time here in washington. analysts say president obama and speaker boehner have until the end of the week to reach a deal if lawmakers will get it passed by the friday before christmas. as a diesel engine plant, president obama stood his ground on the fiscal cliff. >> all congress needs to do is pass a law that would prehaven't a tax hike on the first $250 of everybody's income. >> the latest campaign stop had an announcement. business leaders warn this time of investment will suffer without a deal to avoid billions in tax increases and spending cuts next year.
Dec 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
are closed for the ceremony. 15th street, and 17th street between constitution and new york avenues. both those roadways will reopen tonight around 7 crock. >>> and here's a live look now outside. showers are on the way. but will they interfere with the tree lighting? >> let's head to storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson. >> hey there, barbara and pat. timing is everything, right? we just don't want any rain. not for the national christmas tree lighting, of course. it was a gorgeous day today. we had sunshine, and it was a little cool and crisp, but every bit like december which it's supposed to be. here's the forecast for the national christmas tree lighting down at the ellipse. 4:46 your sunset today. we're going to go ahead and zoom on in, right there to that tree, and watch the ornament come out, because there's your forecast. cool and crisp conditions with a temperature around 39 degrees, when that switch is flipped between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. it will be, yeah, coat weather for sure. we're in the low and mid-40s right now. areas around anne arundel and burke, and bethesda, mary